Almost all jobs can leave someone injured if they are not careful. While technology, machinery, and the workplace as a whole is continuing to get safer for the most part, injuries on the job are still very common. Any job, workplace, or position has the possibility of leaving someone injured or even killed if there isn’t 100% focus on everyone’s part.
Most companies, that hire employees to work jobs with risk of injury, take extra safety precautions to ensure they, and their employees, are safe in case tragedy strikes. Most of the time, they also have lawyers who are defend companies who have employees who have been injured on the job.
If you or a loved one has been injured on the job it is very important that you contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible! If you are hurt and out of work, it is vital that you find a lawyer who can handle your case so your employer and their lawyers don’t take advantage of you and your situation.
McChesney and Ortwerth, St. Louis Workers’ Compensation lawyers, describes on the job injuries as some of the most time sensitive cases for those injured and the legal team they hired. Their employers try to do everything they can to make sure they only pay, if anything, the bare minimum. Even if the company you work for is a small, local business, they still likely have access to powerful defense attorneys. This is why it is vital you use a free consultation to speak with an attorney you can trust and with the ability to properly represent you.
Every day you are out of work is more debt you are piling up for yourself and your family. If you do not speak to a personal injury lawyer right away, your employer may very well be putting you in a hole for you to ever get out of. A lot of times, people trust their employers and believe them when they say their workers’ comp, or injury package, is the best they can do, or what you agreed to in your contract. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. That is why is so important to have an experienced lawyer on your team.
In some cases, workplace accidents even lead to death. If this is the case, and your loved one has passed due to a workplace accident or negligence, not hiring a workers’ comp lawyer is completely out of the question. While there is no sum of money that can bring your loved one back, or take away your pain, falling in to debt because of the loss of income will only make the situation worse.